DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC CONCERTS

2016 - 2017 Season


 

Duo Deloro
Adam del Monte and Mak Grgic, guitar
Friday, February 10, 7:30 PM
Schroeder Hall

In a new and exciting collaboration, guitarists Adam del Monte and Mak Grgic team up for a fresh and spontaneous duo, with their program "La Buena Vida", taking you on a journey through Latin American and Spanish landscapes. Brand new arrangements of Guastavino, Granados, Albeniz, traditional Argentinian Tangos and original flamenco compositions by Adam del Monte, cast a renewed spirit into the world of the guitar duo expressed through two dynamic artists, each with their own voice.

One of the leading flamenco and classical guitarist/composers of his generation, Adam del Monte has made it his life mission to fully express himself in these two genres, transcending labeling and convention. Always having incorporated a wide array of musical styles in his compositions, del Monte has embarked on a journey of creating a unique sound and language of flamenco that is both steeped in tradition and progressive in its openness to musical flavors from around the world.

Born in Ljubljana, Slovenia, Mak Grgic studied guitar in Zagreb with the revered Ante Cagalj at the Elly Basic Conservatory of Music and obtained his Bachelor’s degree with Alvaro Pierri at the Universitaet fuer Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna, Austria. He is pursuing his Doctoral degree at the USC Thornton School of Music as a student of William Kanengiser and Scott Tennant of the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet.

Program

Granados – Zambra No. 9 from Danzas Espanolas, op. 37
Granados – Los Majos Enamorados
Granados – Valenciana No. 7 from Danzas Espanolas
Albeniz ­– Asturias
Ginastera – Criolla; Malambo
Albeniz – Evocacion from Iberia
Traditional Argentinian Tangos
Piana ­–Milonga Triste
Francini – Pedacito de Cielo
Gardel – Melodia de Arrabal  
Barbieri – Tu Vieja Ventana  
Aieta – Corralera
Villoldo – El Choclo  
Adam del Monte – Guajira
Adam del Monte – Colegas (Rumba); Dahab (Jaleo)

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